Barriers to Family Planning Service Use among the Urban Poor in Pakistan OPPORTUNITIES AND CHOICES WORKING PAPER NO . 2 FEBRUARY 2004

  title={Barriers to Family Planning Service Use among the Urban Poor in Pakistan OPPORTUNITIES AND CHOICES WORKING PAPER NO . 2 FEBRUARY 2004},
  author={Rob Stephenson and Melinda French Gates},
This paper examines the determinants of family planning service use and the barriers in accessing family planning services among urban poor women in Pakistan. Data were collected from a household survey of 5338 married women of reproductive age (15-45) from slum areas of six cities. The use of family planning services by women in urban slums is strongly linked to individual and household socioeconomic factors. In particular, women were ten times more likely to have used a family planning… CONTINUE READING
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